Definition of 'layer'
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How many layers some of these stories went through was surprising to me. Smithsonian Mag (2017)There are many layers to this one. The Sun (2017)Spread a layer of the frosting on top and add another layer of cake. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Nor will they help much if most of the spray is going into the ozone layer rather than your lungs. The Sun (2017)The surface layer is oak, with a plywood core. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Season, then stir together and shake the pan so the veg are in one layer. Times, Sunday Times (2017)Pour half the eggs into the pan, tipping the pan to make a thin layer. Times, Sunday Times (2017)You get on with your job, just as you always have, sheltered from politics by many layers of secrecy and officialdom. Times, Sunday Times (2017)It has layer upon layer of meaning. Times, Sunday Times (2006)When these chemicals reach the stratosphere they help to destroy the ozone layer. Times, Sunday Times (2008)This forms the second layer of story. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Your question about forgiveness contains many layers that span so many decades of your life. Times, Sunday Times (2008)The dirt has to be applied in layers to make it adhere properly. Christianity Today (2000)The layer of snow is not very deep and changeable. Times, Sunday Times (2015)The peel works by removing surface layers of aged or damaged skin. The Sun (2011)The orchestral arrangements added fresh layers of drama and grandeur to her already baroque style. Times, Sunday Times (2014)He will just layer my hair and tidy it up a little. Times, Sunday Times (2008)Spread a thin layer of the mixture over the bottom of a serving dish. The Sun (2014)This just adds another layer of suffering for her parents. The Sun (2009)So is he short of one layer of skin? Times, Sunday Times (2009)You ideally want four or five layers. The Sun (2014)Drain and arrange in layers with a sliced onion in an ovenproof dish. Times, Sunday Times (2008)What proof was there that the ozone layer was thinning? The Crisis of Life on Earth - our legacy from the second millenium (1990)Spoon on top of the fish filling so that the croutons form a single layer. The Sun (2015)Workers on sensitive projects have to pass through many layers of security. Times, Sunday Times (2009)Place one square of foil on top of another to make a double layer. Times, Sunday Times (2014)He said they form when a hard layer on snow is covered by a dense layer. The Sun (2007)The elimination of the surface layers got underway and skip after skip was filled and removed. Times, Sunday Times (2007)Take random sections from the bottom layer of your hair and apply the colour in streaks or just at the tips. The Sun (2013)Cover the pan with a double layer of tin foil, sealing it tightly around the edges. Times, Sunday Times (2012)A bowl was not just a bowl but imbued through decoration and use with layers of common meaning. Times, Sunday Times (2007)He would write a song, then its harmonies, and add ten layers of voice tracks if necessary. Times, Sunday Times (2012)I realised you don't need to make the most amazing sauce with ten layers of flavour: food can be simple and beautiful. Times, Sunday Times (2013)
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Translations for 'layer'
British English: layer /ˈleɪə/ NOUN
A layer of a material or substance is a quantity or flat piece of it that covers a surface or that is between two other things.
A fresh layer of snow covered the street.
- American English: layer
- Arabic: طَبَقَةٌ
- Brazilian Portuguese: camada
- Chinese: 层
- Croatian: sloj
- Czech: vrstva
- Danish: lag
- Dutch: laag
- European Spanish: capa
- Finnish: kerros
- French: couche strate
- German: Schicht Abschnitt
- Greek: στρώση
- Italian: strato
- Japanese: 層
- Korean: 층
- Norwegian: lag lagvis
- Polish: warstwa
- European Portuguese: camada
- Romanian: strat
- Russian: слой
- Spanish: capa
- Swedish: lager
- Thai: ชั้น
- Turkish: katman
- Ukrainian: шар
- Vietnamese: tầng
British English: layer VERB
If you layer something, you arrange it in layers.
Layer the potatoes, asparagus, and salmon in the tin.
Definition of layer from the Collins English Dictionary
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